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An Aboriginal monster/, Daisy M. Bates

Label
An Aboriginal monster/
Title
An Aboriginal monster/
Statement of responsibility
Daisy M. Bates
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Story of Dau'i of the Baadu people of Warrdarrgana; childhood and early cannibalism; violence towards female kin; initiation; blood-drinking ritual; effect on the Baadu of their encounter with Giles expedition; Dau'i's wives cannibalised; exchange of boys for initiation with the Mirning from Eucla; Daui's mental illness after losing an eye chopping wood
Cataloging source
AIAS
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1859-1951
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Bates, Daisy
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Dau-i
  • Khoondaing
  • Cannibalism
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
An Aboriginal monster/, Daisy M. Bates
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previously published as "Aboriginal sketch : an Aboriginal monster" in The Australasian (Melbourne) Saturday 4 September 1920 : page 52 and as "Wirilya’s Pleasant Vale – Dowie the Insatiable Cannibal" in Bates, Daisy. The passing of the Aborigines
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
ii, 8 pages
Isbn
9780859057400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
An Aboriginal monster/, Daisy M. Bates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previously published as "Aboriginal sketch : an Aboriginal monster" in The Australasian (Melbourne) Saturday 4 September 1920 : page 52 and as "Wirilya’s Pleasant Vale – Dowie the Insatiable Cannibal" in Bates, Daisy. The passing of the Aborigines
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
ii, 8 pages
Isbn
9780859057400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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